Course Title: Establish networks

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2014

Course Code: BUSM6222C

Course Title: Establish networks

School: 345T Media and Communication

Campus: City Campus

Program: C5218 - Diploma of Interactive Digital Media

Course Contact : Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

Course Contact Email:mcvet@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Teacher: Nicole McKinnon
Phone: 99254375
Email: nicole.mckinnon@rmit.edu.au


 

Nominal Hours: 35

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

None

Course Description

This unit of competency, Establish Networks BSBREL401A is delivered in the class Design Studio 2, together with Ensure a safe workplace BSBWHS501A and Undertake Project Work BSBPMG522A. This unit provides the skills and knowledge required to develop and maintain effective work relationships and networks in preparation for entering the interactive and digital media industry.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

BSBREL401A Establish networks

Element:

 1. Develop and maintain business networks 

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Use appropriate network strategies to establish and maintain relationships that promote the development of business opportunities
1.2 Identify and pursue network opportunities to maximise a range of contacts
1.3 Communicate information regarding new networks to inform individuals, colleagues and clients of potential benefits
1.4 Participate in professional networks and associations to obtain and maintain personal knowledge and skills
 

Element:

 2. Establish and maintain business relationships

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Develop and maintain relationships to promote benefits consistent with organisational/client requirements
2.2 Gain and maintain trust and confidence of contacts through demonstration of high standards of business practices
2.3 Use a high level of negotiation skills to encourage positive outcomes
2.4 Identify difficult situations and negotiate solutions using collaborative problem-solving techniques
2.5 Seek specialist advice in the development of contacts where appropriate
 

Element:

 3. Promote the relationship

Performance Criteria:

3.1. Develop strategies to represent and promote the interests and requirements of the relationship
3.2. Use appropriate presentation skills to communicate the goals and objectives of the relationship
3.3. Effectively communicate issues, policies and practices of the relationship to a range of audiences, in writing and verbally
3.4. Obtain feedback to identify and develop ways to improve promotional activities within available opportunities.
 


Learning Outcomes


Upon successful completion of this course you will have developed the skills and knowledge required to initiate and maintain effective work relationships and networks prepare you for engaging in the interactive and digital media industries.


Details of Learning Activities

Learning activities will consist of:
• in class activities
• out-of-class activities
• peer teaching and class presentations
• online research
• group discussion
• independent project based work
• screenings
• guest lecturers
• teacher directed group activities/projects


Teaching Schedule

Week

Class content for Design Studio 2

 

Assessment deadlines

Elements for Undertake project work BSBPMG522A

(5)

Elements for Establish Networks BSBREL401A

(3)

Elements for Ensure a Safe workplace BSBWHS501A

(4)

1 Introduction to Design Studio 2

(Undertake project work BSBPMG522A, Establish Networks BSBREL401A and Ensure a Safe workplace BSBWHS501A)


Production Workshop: Motion Graphics Group project 1
- Establish a group
- Complete pre-production material

  1, 2, 3,, 41, 2, 3,,1, 2, 3, 4
2 Film screening and folio workshop

Introduction to Design 2 project,

Introduction to Worksafe Victoria: http://www.worksafe.vic.gov.au/wps/wcm/connect/WorkSafe/Home/
A guide to health and safety in the office.

  1, 2 1 1, 2, 3, 4
3 Production Workshop:
Motion Graphics group project 1

- Establish a group
- Complete the Motion Graphics Group project 1


Ensure a Safe Workplace: A guide to health and safety in the office 
 

  1, 2, 3, 4, 5 1, 2, 33
4 Film screening and folio workshop

Design 2 Project:
• Pitch 3 concepts for Design 2 Project, to get feedback.

• What is a synopsis and Treatment?

Ensure a Safe Workplace: A guide to health and safety in the office

 Design Studio Assessment 2A:
Create a CV with a website /online presence URL.
Due week 4
 1, 2, 3 1, 23
5

 Film screening and Design Studio

Design 2 Project: Reviewing the requirements for Pre-production material including ensuring a safe project.


Industry speakers – RMIT Higher Ed pathways.
To be confirmed.

 

 

 

 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 13
6 Film screening and Design Studio

Design 2 Project: Working on pre-production documents, for Design 2 Project - get feedback.
 

 1, 2, 3, 4, 51, 21, 3, 4
7 Production Workshop:

Motion Graphics group project 2
- Establish a group
- Complete pre-production material

 


Discuss Design Studio Assessment 3A: Ensure a Safe Workplace: Setting up your Workplace

  1, 2, 3, 4,1, 2, 31, 2, 3. 4
8 Production Workshop:

Motion Graphics group project 2

- Establish a group
- Complete the Motion Graphics Group project 2


Ensure a Safe Workplace – setting up your workplace Looking at the legalities

  1, 2, 3, 4, 5 1, 2, 31, 2, 3, 4
9Film screening and Production workshop:
Advanced Diploma students to present Project Rough Cut - 75% complete

Ensure a Safe workplace – setting up your workplace Looking at the legalities

 Design Studio Assessment 2B:
Establish Networks: Working in a Group:
Submission of the two group projects: Motion Graphics Group project 1 (weeks 1, 3) and Work integrated Learning Production Project (Weeks 7, 8)
Due week 9 (or earlier)
51, 2, 33
10Film screening and Design Studio:

Design Project 2, continue working on progress, receive feedback

Ensure a Safe workplace – setting up your workplace Looking at the legalities

  1, 2, 3 1,3
11 Film screening and Design Studio

Design Project 2 Progress presentation


Ensure a Safe workplace – setting up your workplace Looking at the legalities

  1, 2, 3, 4, 5 1, 2, 33
12 Film screening and Design Studio

Advanced Diploma students to present Project Rough Cut - 100% complete.

Design Project 2, continue working on progress, receive feedback


Ensure a Safe workplace – setting up your workplace Looking at the legalities

  5 1, 2, 3,2
13 Film screening and Design Studio

Design Project 2, continue working on progress, receive feedback

Ensure a Safe workplace – setting up your workplace Looking at the legalities

  1, 2, 3 1, 22
14 Film screening and Design Studio:

Design Project 2, continue working on progress, receive feedback

Ensure a Safe workplace – setting up your workplace Looking at the legalities

  1, 2, 3 1, 2, 3, 41, 2, 3. 4
15 Film screening and Folio panel presentation
 
  1, 2, 3, 4, 5 1, 2, 32
16 Film screening and Design Studio

Finalise assessment tasks.


Design Studio Assessment 2C:
Establish Networks: Developing your Professional Networks Report
Due week 16

 

                                                 

1, 2, 3, 4, 51, 2, 32


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

No prescribed texts


References


You are advised to look at the course Blackboard site for ongoing updated information.


Other Resources

Access to computers.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment will involve practical exercises, knowledge assessment tasks and practical group and/ or individual projects.


Assessment Tasks

Assessment tasks in this Course are Ungraded.
To demonstrate competency in this course, you will need to complete the following pieces of assessment to a satisfactory standard. You will receive feedback on all assessment.

For further information on the grading system and criteria used, please refer to the course blackboard site.


Establish Networks

Assessment tasks

Design Studio Assessment 2A:
Create a CV with a website /online presence URL.
Due week 4
See Assessment task brief in Design Studio Assessment task folder on Blackboard


Design Studio Assessment 2B:
Establish Networks: Working in a Group:
Submission of the two group projects: Motion Graphics Group project 1 (weeks 1, 3) and Work integrated Learning Production Project (Weeks 7, 8)
Due week 9 (or earlier)
See Assessment task brief in Design Studio Assessment task folder on Blackboard

Design Studio Assessment 2C:
Establish Networks: Developing your Professional Networks Report
Due week 16
See Assessment task brief in Design Studio Assessment task folder on Blackboard

Assessment for this course is ungraded and students will be eligible for a Non Graded result:

CA Competency Achieved

NYC Not Yet Competent

DNS Did Not Submit for Assessment


Assessment Matrix

The assessment matrix demonstrates alignment of assessment tasks with the relevant Unit of Competency. These are available through the course contact in Program administration

Other Information

Attendance
The major learning experience involves studio based exercises, demonstration and production. It is strongly advised that students attend all sessions in order to engage in the required learning activities, ensuring the maximum opportunity to gain the competency.

Cover Sheet for Submissions
You must complete a submission cover sheet for every piece of submitted work. This signed sheet acknowledges that you are aware of the plagiarism implications.

Feedback - You will receive spoken and written feedback from teachers on your work. Where appropriate, this feedback will also include suggestions on how you can proceed to the next stage of developing your projects.
Student feedback at RMIT http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=9pp3ic9obks7

Student Progress
Monitoring academic progress is an important enabling and proactive strategy to assist you to achieve your learning potential. Student progress policy http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=vj2g89cve4uj1

Special consideration Policy (Late Submission)
All assessment tasks are required to be completed to a satisfactory level. If you are unable to complete any piece of assessment by the due date, you will need to apply for an extension. You can apply in writing for up to a week’s extension from your course teacher. If you need a longer extension, you wil need to apply for special consideration. Special consideration, appeals and discipline http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=qkssnx1c5r0y

Academic Integrity and Plagiarism - RMIT University has a strict policy on plagiarism and academic integrity. Please refer to the website for more information on this policy go to Academic Integrity
http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=kw02ylsd8z3n

Work Placement:
It is a requirement of this program that all students participate in authentic work related tasks. These may be either simulated or in a real work environment. On occasion, we are approached by industry and given opportunities for students to apply for short term placements. When these placement opportunities arise, students are required to negotiate the specific details with the relevant program coordinator or teacher. All industry placements require students, RMIT staff and host organisations to sign a written agreement prior to the commencement of the placement.

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